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2016 Summer Olympics

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  • Brazil swim doping case draws unwanted attention to host nation for 2016 Rio Olympics

    Brazilian swimming reached new heights in December when it topped the gold-medal table at the short-course world championships in Qatar.
  • Rio 2016 Olympic official says there's 'no plan B' for sailing events, despite dirty water

    Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and...

    Orlando's PGA Merchandise Show sparkles with golf innovations

    The PGA Merchandise Show returned to Orlando this past week, with more than 1,000 golf companies showcasing the latest and greatest in the game. The multibillion industry blanketed a million square feet of the convention center for three days seeking to...

    Luke DeCock: Krzyzewski's longevity as notable as his record

    DURHAM, N.C. There are only a handful of people who can comprehend the sheer amount of time invested in winning 1,000 basketball games, a mark Mike Krzyzewski will attempt to reach Sunday. Syracuse's Jim Boeheim, his new ACC rival and old coaching partner...

    Obama library plan is a reminder of bad blood between community, U. of C.

    Obama library plan is a reminder of bad blood between community, U. of C.
    While many South Side residents share the hope that the library honoring the first African-American president will be built in the community where President Barack Obama rose to prominence, some are suspicious of the University of Chicago's motives for...